How to Wash a Wig

How to Wash a Wig

Hey INH Babes!💓

Today we’re answering one of your most frequently asked questions: How do I wash a wig? Now you might be thinking, do I really need to wash my synthetic wig? Well...yes! Washing your wig will help it look flawless for as long as possible, and who wouldn't want that. Washing a wig is a bit different than washing your hair, but don’t worry, we’re helping you through the process step-by-step :)

Step 1: Detangle

Just like you would with your hair, make sure to brush your synthetic wig before you start washing it! We suggest using either a wide tooth comb or a paddle brush to detangle. Make sure to lay your piece flat on a table and start brushing from the ends and work your way up to the roots to avoid breakage!

Step 2: Shampoo

Even though you might love a super hot shower, your wig definitely won’t! Use lukewarm water to wash your wig from root to tip. Use a sulfate-free or wig specific shampoo to wash using circular motions.

Step 3: Conditioner

To help keep your wig feeling soft and silky, use your fav leave-in conditioner, detangler, or serum. Avoid the roots, and just focus on the ends of the wig!

Step 4: Dry

You know how we said washing a wig was different than washing your hair? Well, the same goes for drying. Make sure to air dry your wig! Place it on a wig stand or wig head, and let nature do it’s thing ;)

Washing your wig is a key part in taking care of it. We suggest washing your synthetic wig at least every 30 wears to keep it looking flawless! We heard your questions and thought it was about time we shared our tips :)

We’d love to see photos of you wearing your squeaky clean hair! Share your photos by tagging us @insertnamehere on IG and use the hashtag #INHBabe


thanks for the washing tips i was doing it all wrong


Do I need to wash my Ponie Extension too? Keep up the good work!

Nina Rieth

Would this be the same technique for washing and refreshing the pony tails ?


is this also how u wash the clip-in pony extensions??


Are you going to make a shampoo and conditioner for us to use on our wigs maybe, coming soon???

Melissa Macias

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